Why Do Young People Hate on the Internet?

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 646)


The paper describes hating practices among young people. First a review of current literature was made and then a study in Poland was conducted. This study was the first phase of research including young people from Poland, India, Romania and Bulgaria. Results prove that hating activities are present among youngsters and, although some information about dealing with them is commonly known, there is still a large need for child and teenager’ education in this field.


Haters Social media Cyber aggression 



This article was written as part of the project “Studies of Security Solutions for Business on WEB” completed in Poland, India, Romania and Bulgaria. As hating is perceived as one of the core threats in cyberspace, a study for understanding and evaluating this phenomenon in the above countries was needed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science in Economics, Faculty of Economics and Sociology, Institute of Applied Economics and InformaticsUniversity of LodzLodzPoland
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceJan Wyzykowski UniversityPolkowicePoland

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